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they are, the people already interested and caring for the environment an impacting climate change and we're using food as the conversation tool >> when you talk about the concept as eating ethicically, what does that mean? >> jews, we've been talking about what's fit to eat for 3,000 years. i think there are a growing number of people who are realizing that food and where the food comes from and our practices around food are really inherently jewish and have a large implication for our family. we're trying to get people to think more about their food choices. it's founded on the idea that access to healthy food is a right. there are things in the society that we can change to create better access for all people >> connected to this notion of what is ethical eating and the different choices to make, where can people go? >> our food festival is march 17th. it's from 10-4:00 p.m. in the afternoon. it takes place in san francisco. it includes learning opportunities, shopping opportunitying and eating opportunities all keeping the princ
right now? why in an environment where taxes are going up a lot, why are we back to the deals with the likes of which we haven't seen since those lazy and hazy, much lower tax rate of 2005? well, it could be that companies simply have no else where else to put their cash or maybe it is all part of a big bunker mentality. too risky to start something new. so they are just buying out arrival or two in their own business. the deals are back. usually that is good for investors. but before the president takes a bow and since christmas, maybe you should take note that these guys are spending all this money, not as an endorsement, maybe as a defense against it. the real story behind all of this, we have matt schuett. what is going on? >> well, there's a lot of cash out there. not returning anything. borrowing costs are very low. stocks are pretty cheap. we have an environment where growth is slow. it is tough to grow. so you think about doing it in organically rather than organically. people are willing to step out with a little bit more confidence to do some of these deals. this is
uncertain and unpredictable environment. it is the most dynamic and unpredictable i have seen in my over 36 years of service. unlike post-conflict drawdowns, where we have a termination of conflict due to a police treaty or a political decline of a superpower, instead today we have 81,000 soldiers deployed, including 50,000 fighting in afghanistan, and thousands of others in kuwait, in the horn of africa. over 91,000 soldiers are stationed in over 160 countries. we have been in a continuous state of war in the last 12 years, the longest in our history. but today, in my opinion, the greatest threat to our national security is the fiscal uncertainty resulting from a lack of predictability in the budget cycle, a series of continuing resolutions, a threat of sequestration hanging over our heads, our country's inability to put its fiscal house in order compromise is the full readiness of the joint force, army, and will impact our ability to provide our security to our nation. we have two problems as i sit here today. we have an immediate problem in fiscal year 2013, which has about eight months
of my environment. >> there might be blind spots and bicyclists. those are things that definitely construction companies and large vehicle operates should be aware of >> thank you very much. ricardo. >> also the board members, speaking of traffic. some of you may have received communication from residents, on first street concerned with the routing of trucks removing from the project sight up first street to access the bay bridge as of last thursday they were using an alternative route after nine p.m. and we feel that it may address the concerns. if you have any questions of turner construction, and the department of traffic and we are happy to answer any questions. >> good morning, directors, and happy valentines day, steve ruler with construction for the transbay. as the executive director mentioned we reached a tremendous milestone this last period with the completion of the butress work all 182 shafts and we also reached a milestone with the completion of the first concrete pour. for what we call a rat or a mud slab. there are, again, keeping track of the craft however, with 6
say that the xl pipeline is not green. it will cause a lot of problems with the environment and they're worried about global warming. look at a cover from april of 1975, time cover that says, how to survive the coming ice age. if you lookdown, there is a story on mash in there. science on global warming has been debunked time and time again, has it not? >> yes it has. but eric, i'm not smart enough to understand it. i'm happy i'm on the cover of time. i have no idea what -- i don't think anybody really can scientifically say definitely one way or the other. but that's not the point. i think the point is this oil is going to go somewhere else. it doesn't matter. so for the environment, it's going to hurt the world environment regardless because the chinese are going to shmutz the world just as much as anybody else. >> we'll leave it there. thank you so sandra smith and julie for joining us this week. >> thanks. >> coming up, notice a runup lately in your 401(k)? now some lawmakers are looking to get their greedy little hands on it. tracy tells you how to protect yourself from those gr
for human and environmental health. lead addresses five categories that enhances environment. indoor air quality, energy, water, materials and resources, and sustainable sites are the five categories for the lead. you can go for several gold or platinum certifications. >> the city wanted to be silver lead status. . maybe gold was a stretch. and people said, if we're going to be a sustainable organization that the pucs this has got to be the top of the line. it's got to be a lead platinum building. what does that mean to us? we run water, power, and sewer. so, those are some of the biggest things involved in lead platinum. ♪ ♪ >> by late 2008 the project, as we got the contractor on board and we were able to start pricing it, we're a multi-, multi-, multi-million dollar over budget. >> the story a lot of people don't know after we got select today do this project, the first price we came in with was $180 million. and the city said, you know, this is a great building, but we just don't want to spend that much money. so, the project was on the verge of being canceled. >> if you're looki
to abait the crimes in and around muni is actually effect the environment and if we can effect the environment by making certain that it is clean and that it is not, it does not become a haven for the criminal activity and i think that we will significant have changes in that accordingly. some of the new operations and efforts that we put in place in the last number of months. we are hoping to see some returns on that investment. one of the operations is sober muni shelter, that operation is conducted with officers who are experts in the field of drug recognition. we also run that operation with the support of sf hot teams and essentially individuals who are under the influence or inebriated on the lines or the buses and those individuals are looked at by way of means to getting them into intervention programs and or in many instances there is a need to deal with the criminal aspect in order to get them into those intervention programs. operation safe lines is an effort to identify muni lines where we see hot spots, if you will, of individuals who are fugitives from justice whe
the environment, fracking is going to get into the water? what's your take on this? >> it has to be done in an environmentally responsible way. the industry knows that. they don't want disasters. one major problem could set the whole thing back. the industry is very careful and the regulators are working closely with the industry this that environmental problem does have to be dealt with. if it can be dealt with, and most experts believe it can be, it unlocks an enormous potent l potential. it's really a technology that will change a lot of things, both in creating jobs and also enabling manufacturing to have a low-cost reliable source of energy and actual gas and also we can use it for power so we won't need to burn as much coal, we won't need to import natural gas, helps our balance of payment bs and by lowering the cost of energy, consumers will have more money in their pockets to spend on other things. >> what a job creator. it's got such potential. we're really seeing nenlg change the game in a number of these industries. energy included, because of innovation. >> absolutely. energ
everybody to do it in a safe environment and then go home at the end of the night. >> reporter: once again back live. another look at route 1. traffic back to normal. a lot of mess left behind. cleanup crews will have a lot of work. thankfully this was not something that got terribly out of hand. there were a lot of police officers out here. state police, local police, university police, all of them did a pretty good job at containing the excitement out here. once again, andrea, only two arrests tonight. when this happened back in 2010 they had close to 30. you can compare how different this party was out here tonight. >> absolutely and a great win. thanks very much. >>> there were some tense moments during the game when it looked, greg toland, like the terps might give it away. in the end they held on. >> sports guys are in the upstairs and you guys are down here. i don't know if you could hear that screaming. some of it was clean language. >> most of it. >> some of it was not unfortunately. but hey, it's all well's that ends well. barring a big 10 challenge game, duke may have played the
people, increasingly favorable environment for investors. all of that is true, to a point. converting the potential here and your reality proves very difficult. pavedad since has been with good intentions, not always the filling. in population of 1.7 million, unemployment is 4.5% and rising. the average monthly wage is $387. relations with serbia are also a priority for the government. >> we want to be good neighbors and we want to recognize each other as independent countries that want to be a part of nato and the eu. >> one of the biggest criticisms of the government spends too much time on politics and not enough addressing the day-to-day economic reality of the people. kind ofrows up, what kosovo will she see? for now, she's just looking forward to a good party. >> today, i am 5. how happy i am. may it live for ever, independence. paul brennan, al-jazeera, kosovo. >> it has been a cold, snowy winter, but this is the perfect time to surf. it brings in a swell for wave riders. we have the story. a trip to the beach in the middle of a south korean winter would not encourage it to her
advertising? with the most appropriate level and to a shrinking tobacco controlled environment? the we can effectively counter advertise to counteract the effect. thank you. [applause] >> we are going to switch from tobacco and alcohol. we will talk about restrictions and advertising to some degree. before we do that, alex, are you there? maybe he is not there. one of the point i wanted to raise -- specify nothing about advertising does not mean advertising not occur. right now, we have medical marijuana. there is no specification about advertising and lee have dispensaries that advertising in local newspapers. advertising occurs without any specifications with respect to limits or desires. but we think about marijuana policy, it is probably better to think in advance about what sort of advertising the want -- do you want consumers exposed to? not thinking about it means that it will happen regardless. alex, are you on? i think we lost alex. for the moment, we will see if we can get him back. >> i am back. >> great. terrific. no problem. we are ready to handed over to you. >> thank you. th
's happening so if the artist is threatened in any way, there is some awareness they are in that environment, number one. number two, what we found are a lot of the artists in our program are of the street culture. so, they know when tags are just tagging and what's vandalism, gang related or more serious. we had one particular incident at 65 oak grover, a beautiful mural, and it was slightly obliterated. he went back and fixed it. and then they came back and completely obliterated it. and he told me he could not go back up there because the people that did that would hurt him and he knew who it was. so, instead of hiring another muralist to go up there because he gave us that information, we just had -- we buffed it over and had a blank coat of paint put over it. so, in our program we can utilize the artists to get the information we need to keep them safe and also we let the police -- law enforcement know this program is happening and when it's happening so that they're hypersensitive to it. >> i'm going to go back over here and we have a couple comments. i think we're going to stick with
, leader in the backcourt. evans fighting a flu bug. bruce mike bruesewitz. a fantastic environment here at the kohl center. our officials. opening tip controlled to the buckeyes. >> bill: man-to-man. great environment, isn't it? >> tim: it really is. our first trip in here and it is magnificent. >> bill: nice, empty side, ball screen. the southpaw, prettiy stroke. >> tim: deshaun, junior from fort wayne, indiana, he has one magnif cent stroke. here is bruesewitz right on cue answering and we're tied at 2-2 just 30 seconds deep. >> bill: how do you play it? pindown on the catch. solid, organized offensive play. a lot of clock. nice penetration. >> tim: williams was not ready it seemed for the past from lenzelle smith, seemed startled to get it. >> bill: bruesewitz does so many things to help this team. on the defensive end, there he is with a screen. >> tim: wonderful charismatic personality too. ryan evans missed critical free throws in the narrow loss to minnesota earlier in the week, did not practice yesterday because of a stomach virus. >> bill: psychologically, that was a big basket
environment for rate certainty and it would both offer residential customers and the city considerably less risk around the of service. >> that is once you have built out. >>> yes, we have a farrell rapid build out schedule for that very reason we would start the program obviously with 100% bought power and then, quickly, roll out local resources to hedge that and so you would have within a couple of years a significant hedge on your wholesale price of power and by your four-year, five, year six, you are over 50% mitt gated and whatever happens in the market whether it goes up or down it is hit the c c a customer less than it would hit the p g and e kir or the direct access customer who have a more direct exposurethat commodity price. >> and then the residents you bring along after the commercial customers are enrolled. >> well in general because year face one is currently focused on the residential class we are recommending that the residential customers be added quickly in phase two along with the commercial customers to balance the load between day time and night time load is hig
the environment. alan fisher is there. make it toeople will the national mall to protest against climate change. they say the warning signs are already there. hurricanes and the teaching everyone the problems ahead for the united states. what brings you here on a very cold day to the national mall? >> i have children. i worry about their future. i'm not about climate change for 30 years because my husband is a scientist. other than not eating meat and riding a bicycle, what can we possibly do? i was compelled to become a political activist about two years ago a and he is here with me today to be part of the crowd to help get obama energized to bring change, even if congress will not. the best way to change the climate is with a carbon tax. >> many people say here barack obama has done a reasonable job and it comes to confronting climate change but he could be doing more. faugh and won him to stop pushing off from behind to do more to alter the course of america and the world -- they want him to stop pushing up from behind. >> pope benedict addresses those in st. peter's. he said. for thousands
to be able to assess the environment and the young gangsters that go out on the paint crew, they respect the old veterans even if they've gotten reformed. they don't so much respect the city work [speaker not understood]. that's how it worked with us. >> okay, anybody else up there want to comment on that? i'm going to run over here because it's over here. had his hand up for a little while. if i could get you to stand up. >> this is a softball for dpw. i want to know where you get the funding that you give out as grant funding, let's say street smarts. is it general fund money, is there a special fee that's tied to something that goes into a fund? >> yeah, it's general fund money. the department makes a decision on programs and we earmark money for various, like the police and the arts commission and we earmark money and send it to them. a lot of times you'll find the board of supervisors members have support for various programs also. we've gotten that after the budget was done in order to fund some of the programs. >> great. do you have another question? >> i have three more. >> you h
and you can reach out to people and i like that type of environment so i want to create that with my space. and we joined the neighborhood association and the merchant's association and we have been going to all of the meetings and just hearing the different things and they want more non-alcoholic drinks and so that everybody can come in and have a good time and we want to be here for a long time and be able to support the community and the city that we live in. >> okay. thank you very much. >> we can now hear from the police department. >> representing san francisco, police. lay has filed an application with the california department of beverage control seeking a license for 313 ivy street and for the purpose of this hearing, the california department of alcohol befrage control seeks a determination to the board of supervisors as to the approval or denial. >> from the time period, july 2011 to july, 2 on 12, there is no calls for service at this location or police reports. this is located in plot 558. and applicant premises is not located in a high crime area. >> it is located in the cens
are looking out for health and safety that that's important we want workers to be in a safe environment. but i want to make sure that we aren't overburdening our small businesses and non-profits. >> i grew up in a family that was going through a lot of challenges economically, but i had incredible opportunity given that i got to go to college with student loans and financial aid and work study programs and get a great education. >> delbene was born in alabama but moved around the country as her parents looked for work. after college delbene worked in oregon as a researcher in molecular immunology. later she moved to seattle and earned her mba. delbene worked 12 years for microsoft, helped create drugstore.com, she advised a nonprofit that offered microfinance and acheived a number of other entrepreneurial successes. >> i've always been in a position where i could take care of my family. and i think over time we've made it harder and harder for families. and i think policy is something we can use to help make sure everyone has access to opportunity. and that's really what leads me to want to ru
places to be safer. in the short term, we can just decide to live in more urban environments. a wonderful study, you know, dick jackson famously asked the question in what sort of environment are you most likely to die in a pool of blood? that's how he puts it to his audiences. [laughter] and they compared murder by strangers, crime, to car crashes and added the two together. they looked at portland, vancouver and seattle in all three places, you were 15% safer in the grittiest inner city than the leafy suburbs because of the connell by nation of the two. -- combination of the two. and then finally asthma. who talk abouts about asthma? fourteen americans die every day from asthma. okay, that doesn't sound like a huge amount. it's three times the rate of the '90s and it's entirely due to motor exhaust. the sickest places in america are those places which are the most car dependent. and, you know, in phoenix you've got four months out of the year that healthy people are not supposed to leave their houses because of the amount of driving that's going on. so, again, what's the solution? the c
have, you know, an intensification of the context. that is when the environment really became a partisan issue. that is when because that is when the business started lining up more business that it not want to run on the regulation wind up with republicans and then the environmental groups lined up with democrats, and that became much more than it had been the past. so there was the clinton impeachment. you can go on both sides. you can see how there is this back-and-forth, but i argue in the book. like gerrymandering, you know, you did this to me. i'm going to get you, but it is not as deep or is important as this inability in the 21st century for us to keep in balance these two parts of the american psyche, and i think, although i don't try to deal with them. i do believe that the anxiety that comes, especially for a man , along about of stagnation for the middle-class has a lot to do with why people are ineffective to an argument, makers and takers here. and there are people who are basically taking things from the government that they don't deserve. and in the 2012 electi
would land. we focused on those environments because the trajectory was that you could land in the desert or the jungle. so we did that. we also did a lot of geology training. i don't recall any training that we did that i felt in the end was worthless that we wasted our time. we did thousands of hours in the simulator, learning how to fly. we did a lot of geology, i probably got a masters degree in geology during my six years of training. the training was very thorough on apollo and we felt well prepared. >> we have time for one more question. way out in the back there. >> hi. i'm a student member of the explorer's club. you mentioned being on the backside of the moon alone would have been a strange experience. i want to know if space exploration is part of the human experience or is it more of a technical kind of quest. when you were on the moon or on your way to the moon, did you feel more human, less human or just the right amount of human? and what is your favorite sci fi movie? >> it was a human, experience. in fact, there is an exhibition -- exhibit touring with nasa
the principle kingdom. they are very norse. they remind you of the people who lived in a viking type environment and they are great horseman. she actually has to disguise herself and she plays a crucial role in a very late battle scene in the movie. if she isn't there, there's a saying about these horrible black writers pursuing frodo at one point. the leader of them cannot killed by a man. he is ultimately slain by a small hobbit who is not going to be allowed to fight either. in other words the feminist critique is there are women who can do things but that man can do and now here's where of some i've feminist fans would get annoyed. this is called liberal feminism. the idea is that you and i should have equal opportunities as should everyone and you might then try to excel in the ways that i try to excel. different variants were strands of feminism reject this saying no women actually are different and here we get into another storyline that is not in the movie but in the books. remember i mentioned those large fantastic living trees? they are all guys. they are all masculine. the wives left.
environment then. we didn't have public sector unions. we didn't have all these regulatory barriers. the problem is that the things that rick talks about are so much more expensive when administered by the government than they would be by the private sector. >> you got ten seconds, wrap it up. >> working today! it's 20 and. it's working now. it's -- >> no it's not. >> it's also working in flint, michigan, this exact program. it's bringing business in. doing all the things you like. >> we got to wrap it up at that. coming up, mountain dew. lead paint poisoning affects one million children today. it's also 100% preventable. if your home was built before 1978, visit leadfreekids.org to learn more.
staffing level and provide all required services in a safe environment, which we are 110,000% committed to. this critical fund thattion we're asking for is necessary for our centers to function and makes a difference in our ability to continue to provide vital services. and as my colleagues also mentioned this last two years have been extremely difficult with the transition to managed care and also just the possibility that our centers would no longer be around. this has created a lot of fear and distress within our centers which we have had to manage and we have also had to work diligently beyond what we ever thought to ensure that our clients would continue to be eligible for our centers. so, what i'm asking for and hopefully that we will get is the $400,000 that we are requesting today. thank you. >> thank you very much. next speaker, please. >>> hello, good afternoon, board of supervisors. my name is sarah chan, the program director of self-help for the elderly adult services. we're located in the richmond district. every day we serve around 70 to 80 very frail mono lingual china speak
be really challenging in an environment like san francisco. so, i think every city is different. san francisco would be drastically affected if we adopted something that stringent. >> i just wanted to speak to -- a little bit to [speaker not understood] speaking about the vancouver program. and i do have some experience with that. ways also a coordinator of murals. and one of the benefits of having a process, whether that's a permit, whether there's a fee attached to that, whether there's a committee or if it simply goes through a process where different departments of the city can have input. for example, in vancouver and really the vancouver graffiti management mural program is almost identical to what tyra is talking about doing here. it's similar to public art murals, but similar in scope. when we were doing our murals, almost 200 of them, there was no permit in place, but there was a selection process. and, so, if that was the heritage property, that had to go to heritage. and they had to decide whether or not that building had been painted and if a mural would go there. if so,
in male-dominated environments. and women tend to be not discouraged from operating that way, but they're encouraged to acquire different types of qualities and traits. and so they are a little more self-depracating, they doubt their confidence. but in addition, because politics is such a male-dominated arena, a lot of women think they have to be twice as good to get half as far. so they're doubting their qualifications, but they're also using a different yardstick by which to gauge them. >> host: is there a difference in race between white, black, latino? >> guest: there is. both sex and race are negative predicters, basically, of whether you will be interested in running for office. so any kind of minority status, any way that you deviate from the norm which is a white, male, heterosexual, 55-year-old man, we see variation. the good news, though, is that political recruitment can close those kinds of gaps. and so when electoral gatekeepers like party leaders or elected officials or political activists encourage people to run for office, they're very likely to take them up on that sug
are writers. they were madura people who would live in a baking environment and they are grey horseman and she actually has to describe herself and she plays a crucial role in a very big battle scene in the movie. if she isn't fair, there is a saying about these black writers and the leader cannot be killed by a man. he is ultimately slain in a small hot bit who's not going to be allowed to fight either. the feminist critique as there are women who can do things that men can do. here is where some of my feminist friends who get annoyed me that does something. this is called liberal feminism. the ideas that you and i spent people opportunities opportunities as should everyone and you might then try to excel in the ways i might try to excel. different variants or strains of feminism objective is seen that men are actually different and here we get into another storyline that's not in the movie, is in the books. remember i mentioned this large fantastic living trees, they are all guys. the wife/. they found her sessions with treason knowing. the whites that pardons more exciting. notice the envir
, but the university police does. it's important to our entire academic environment. so we work hard not only making sure the campus is safe for you but that is appears safe as well." if you spot graffiti or tagging on campus...contact the university police immediately to keep our campus looking its best. future s-j-s-u students with autism may have a chance for a typical college career. tracy hinson says a new blood test may be the key. ">>>these are children with autism in group therapy at the center for speech, language occupational therapy in los altos. most of the children are 2 to 3 years old, but synapdx, a massachusets trial lab, is now developing a blood test for even earlier detection of autism. kristina elliott "early intervention again targets the skills that are necessary for success later on and building those foundational skills for their communication and their social skills." cindy marota, director of the san jose state disability resource center says autism therapy at a young age can be instrumental in collegiate success. cindy marota "the students who have been able to have that e
the environment. so, the green button here we are in san francisco, i can say with some public comfort that pg&e is a signatory to the green button, download my data. and basically you go to the utility website. you can download your own green button data which by itself is, well, i'm an energy guy, an energy geek. i consider with confidence. it is not interesting, necessarily, but when you take your green button data and you give it to some companies, they have amazing things they can do with that green button to, again, save you money. something as simple as if you look at your green button which is kilowatt hours for those that are engineering minded, a line grab if you think about t some companies today can look at your green button and
. the department of transportation, explosive devices take place, some indicators in environment, are you looking for any type of unattended packages or boxes in high risk areas, liquids, mist -- this is going to be a biological or chemical release. numerous sick or dead animals or birds. any objects that does not seem right, do you want to touch it? i'm not sure what this is, let me jostle it around. no, no, don't do that. move away and report it. remember that. a cell phone, a call, calling 911, using your cell phone may detonate that device. so obviously don't use your cell phone. go to a hard wire phone, land line phone, outside, and call 911. what do we do as first responders. when we come up do we use our walkie talkies or radio? no. you go to a hard wire phone, call it in and get the information back because it may detonate that using the radio frequency. remember we talked about suspected terrorism is a stop sign for you as nerts. you do not want to get hurt. any questions on the terrorism? bnice is not nice. incident takes place, it takes place here on the left side, this is called the h
is an architectural firm that helps people realize opportunities in the historic-built environment. i'm an expert in navigating the needs and the issues our clients face with their historic properties. i'm well versed in assessing and applying the secretary of interior standards for the treatment of historic properties. and i believe these historic properties are places of meaning and memories and are important to our community and should be preserved. for over 25 years i have been making culturally significant buildings and sites relevant for future generations. i focus on restoration, rehabilitation and adapted reuse. as well as built on new design, design of new buildings within the sensitive historic context. i understand fully how to embrace change. identifying and celebrating what makes these places special while at the same time accommodating new and contemporary uses. some of my projects include the restoration of the angel island immigration station, the goldman school of public policy at u.c. berkeley, both the restoration of the existing historic building and the design and constructio
, and sustainable environment. that experience includes being the director of the san francisco bicycle coalition and being the transportation policy director for spur, san francisco planning and urban research. and a project director for the san francisco transit riders union. in those jobs, especially in the latter two, i learned what it takes to provide excellent public transit as efficiently as possible and at least -- a the least possible cost to the taxpayers. and i'm proud to say that golden gate transit has done a really good job. these are hard times, as you know, for public transit agencies. we had to cut quite a bit of service, but we were smart about it and we also managed to add some service. and rider ship is increased on golden gate transit. * if reappointed, i hope to continue to work to improve golden gate transit and also to work to improve bicycle and pedestrian access and safety on the bridge. and i respectfully request your reappointment. >> thank you. supervisor cohen. >> thank you. i guess to the other speakers that are going to be coming up, you can probably work this into
signs are required to be -- they're supposed to be subordinate to the ambience and the environment in which they he can you remember. i had a conversation with mr. jocelyn regarding the excessive size and colors of the new -- newly transformed atms, and i'm talking particularly about one i
environment, large dining room and their bar is very separated from the dining room. in fact, i watched the giants win the world series at this location. and you could only see the tv in the bar area, very separate in the back of the area [speaker not understood]. they do a -- really nicely done, establish it southwestern style, different than the other kinds of restaurants on the street. the doors are always shut. they're really respectful. i don't see any sort of crazy activities, at least nice little fire pits outside that are connected the recessed entrance which is quite nice. i think it's been a positive attribute to the neighborhood. so, i would move to approve with conditions. >> second. >> commissioner moore. >> it's actually a positive experience to listen that something works. and i think extending the trial time the way this was done and coming back and not hear one single voice of opposition is kind of inspiring to me, so, i am very supportive of approving this extension, particularly this customer in the corridor anyway, so. >> on that motion, commissioners, to approve wit
very well for the retail environment we'll be providing. our project has many amenities for the community, including a revitalization of an existing building which i'll get into more depth on the architecture. 16-year local full-time jobs and 14 part-time jobs along with many landscape improvements along bryant street. this is our proposed site plan. i'd like to point out the new pedestrian path from bryant street to the entrance off the parking lot. along with the reconfiguration of the parking lot in general to allow for new landscapeing ing, along with accessible stalls, a new loading zone in the back for customers who might be picking up bulky item. we will be maintaining the loading zone off of kate street for truck deliveries to our store. its was brought to our attention by mr. jim miko at one of our neighborhood outreach meetings that customers will be arriving here by bicycle quite frequently. so, from our initial application to the current one we've overdoubled our bicycle parking stalls and those are located on either side of the entrance. the exterior of the
. it will need to be done in an environment where as we broaden the base, we both contribute to deficit reduction and hopefully are able to lower rates. on the business side, we have a contradiction in our fiscal tax system. our statutory rate is high. our effective rate is not as high. when you look at the united states against other countries, it the statutory rate makes the u.s. look unattractive compared to others. for individual firms, their average tax rate is much lower because of all of the complicated provisions that are part of the code now. it would be a challenge to take on those individual credit. there's no way way to bring the rate down. that is something i think we need to do to maintain competitiveness abroad. >> you still believe that going down the road we need to reduce that to get the rate down? >> i do. when one looks at a table of international tax rates, it stands up at u.s. statutory rate is high. it is a complicated story to tell that the average rate is lower. it does not affect all businesses equally. we need a simpler tax code. >> could you briefly comment on somethin
from different learning environments and if parents know best bet there's the issue of equity if we care about equity and providing a good option for every child there are kids out there who don't have the ability to navigate the choices he found that as an example in high school there are hundreds of traces you can go to but the large comprehensive high school of lot has struggled because they tend to get the kids who don't have an active choice. there are problems that come with it that need to be dealt with and thought about to sink this worked and this did not. and there are other reform ideas. says to avoid repeating the same mistakes. >> maybe my next book. [laughter] faq for coming.
the roof and he will talk about the goal. i love the environment and drive an electric car because i am a golfer. >> liz, obama won the election so he can be a little aggressive. why not? that's what you can do. is there a risk of becoming too partisan? >> i think they should get rid of the state of the union address. i think it is a fake thing and a distraction. we live for a -- we lived for a century from 1801 -- andy can correct me, 1801 to 1913 and the president wrote a letter to congress. and then it hit truman. truman televised it and lbj put it on nighttime television. it is a waste of time and a distraction. we don't need it. it is like make work. it makes the president seem like he is doing something and he is getting things done when he is just talking again. he is on another national conversation. it makes them feel they are getting things accomplished when they are not. >> i will say when michael douglas did it in "american president" i got chills. >> that's because you had tb. you had a number of illnesses. >> it got me through it. i watched it on a loop. >> i was going to
out of business. deb? >> saving the environment and trying to rejolt the economy. all right. chris lawrence, thanks for us there in washington, d.c. appreciate it. >>> a mother flying to atlanta tries to soothe her crying child. that's when police say a fellow passenger actually slapped the boy and yelled out a racial slur. parents describe the traumatic incident just ahead. >>> mixed martial arts, a sport that's exploding in popularity in the u.s. going to tell you why. >>> also, remarkable guide dogs, trained by a woman whose hollywood pedestrian grill is very well known. we will talk live to entertainer lauren aluft, daughter of judy garland. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems, glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlar
has with her own environment in terms of the sustainability of rejection for survival that they have. >> the relationship in terms of sustainability and survival. there is variation. traditional societies have exterminated resources important than. the reason when you step outside this building are not going to see on the street an elephant or lion or any animals that used to be involved in america for 10,000 years ago is very likely because of the overhunting of large animals of south america by human columnists. this may be a
knowledge, understanding the environment in which you are operating, communication and motivational skills, they are challenging, but they are in powering, rock-solid integrity, unusual determination, perseverance and perseverance. as you might guess, a great admirer of dr. rice, not quite as much as moamar ghadaffi. i don't have the scrapbook. [laughter] [applause] but i do have an enormous regard for dr. rice and i am jury pleased that she is here to do her formal introductions and i would like to invite the ambassador cobb to the stage. [applause] >> good morning everybody. thank you, president shalala, and my life for those nice comments. before i introduce condoleezza rice, i want to share with all of you if favoritism that i have, a bias that i have come and this is that i have a strong affinity for smart, strong, powerful, successful and charismatic leaders. as evidence of that -- [applause] as evidence of that, i have been married to one of those lease for 52 years. [applause] but a second evidence of that i had the pleasure to chair the search committee for the university of miami
environments for young people and their families where they feel comfortable asking for help. i am counting on america's doctors to help lead his conversations. the care you provide for your patience will always be your first job. today, there are many other ways for doctors to make a difference in peoples lives lives. starting with contributing to the transformation of our health care system. we have made great progress in the last few years. i look forward to working on that progress and creating a health system that patients vomit doctors, and this country deserve. thank you all for what you do every day. [applause]>> today, rhode island senator sheldon whitehouse, author and former white house advisor, and representatives from the sierra club will be among the speakers at the forward on climate rally. coverage beginning at noon eastern here on c-span. >> i think the women themselves in many cases, were interested in politics but had no vehicle to express that in their own lives. they were attracted to men who were going to become politically active or were already politically after if -
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